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Who is best placed to lead the integration of public services?
14 February 2018
As public services seek to become more joined up, who is best-placed to take the ‘integration leadership’ role? In an article published in the MJ, MV’s John Copps looks at the case for local authorities, the NHS and housing providers, and what we can learn from devolution in Greater Manchester. NHS England has recently announced…
Check out our new case studies!
10 February 2018
We’ve been updating our website with a whole range of new case studies covering all our markets and sectors. You can find them at the bottom of the relevant service or sector page. Some examples below: MV was appointed by Sunderland City Council to support the development of a new organisation to deliver children’s services,…
The Carillion aftermath…Don’t jump to conclusions
7 February 2018
In the wake of the collapse of public service outsourcer Carillion, some are aggressively calling for an end to all independent delivery of public services. A better response would be to create a more diverse and balanced public service market place which embraces new models such as public service mutuals. Writing for HuffPost, MV’s Andrew…
MV playing a leading role in Government drive for more Public Service Mutuals
15 January 2018
Mutual Ventures are delighted to be playing a leading role on two important central government public service reform programmes. DCMS Minister, Tracey Crouch, has announced that organisations that wish to become or grow as Public Service Mutuals can now apply for a share of up to £1.7 million in funding. Mutual Support Programme 2.0 –…
MV wins place on prestigious government framework as part of The BEAM Consortium
3 January 2018
MV is delighted to announce that it has that it has won a place on the Crown Commercial Services’ Management Consultancy Framework, as part of The BEAM Consortium. The BEAM Consortium comprises four core partners: Mutual Ventures, a specialist management consultancy passionate about better, more sustainable public services. Baxendale, a boutique management consultancy focused on…
What will 2018 have in store for public services?
14 December 2017
If turmoil is the new mode of twenty-first century politics, then 2017 didn’t disappoint. It was tumultuous to say the least and there was reason for concern for the future of public services. A storm of reducing budgets, rising demand and growing public expectation has been battering public services for some time now. Layer onto…
We are increasing the range of services we offer
18 November 2017
To help public service leaders prepare for an uncertain future, we are increasing the range of services we offer to our clients. You may know us for our expertise in developing and growing alternative delivery models such as local authority trading companies and staff led mutuals etc. We will still continue to offer this support…